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World Bank Group Supports Ghana To Boost its COVID-19 Response

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The World Bank Board of Executive Directors on November 10, 2020 approved an additional credit of US$130 million from the International Development Association (IDA)...
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

UK takes “major step” towards joining Trans-Pacific free trade group – government

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Britain has taken "a major step" in the process of joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the British government said...
Court

Dutch court finds right-wing politician Wilders guilty of group insult

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Dutch right-wing politician Geert Wilders was found guilty of insulting Moroccans as a group, but acquitted of inciting hatred and discrimination by the appeals...
Kente

Government to set up Kente Village

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Government is considering the idea of setting up a Kente Craft Village to boost the production of the Ghanaian indigenous cloth for both...
Presence of UN troops is the only large-scale security measure in CAR. Major contributors are Rwanda, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Cameroon troops patrol the center of Bozoum during the regional Mining Center opening. Unfortunately, is possible that the center will attract attention of armed groups.

UNSMIL “dismayed” by armed group halting elections in Libya’s Traghen

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The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Tuesday said it was dismayed by an armed group affiliated to the eastern-based army...
Nigerian police

6 killed as armed group, security clash in South East Nigeria

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The Nigerian police on Monday confirmed six people were killed following a clash between a local rebel group and security operatives in the country's...
A Palestinian man inspects the damages of a house following an Israeli airstrike east of al-Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza Strip, on Aug. 15, 2020. Israeli army aircraft struck on Friday night posts and facilities in the Gaza Strip that belong to Islamic Hamas movement militants in response to launching incendiary balloons from the coastal enclave into Israel. (Photo by Yasser Qudih/Xinhua)

Israeli military says shells Hamas posts in Gaza

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Israel's military said on Thursday its tanks shelled Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip overnight after explosive balloons were sent from Gaza into Israeli territory. ...
Lufthansa

German airline Lufthansa to cut one in five jobs in management

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The number of management positions across Lufthansa Group would be reduced by 20 percent as part of a restructuring program scheduled to run until...

Enugu Youth Coalition Debunks Report of Fulani Herdsmen Attack In Enugu

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Enugu Youth Coalition has debunked reports claiming that Fulani herdsmen were responsible for the death of one Mr. Eugene Iloabani of Isiokwe, Amankounato Community...
alcohol

Namibia trade group says alcohol ban affects economy

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Namibia has lost 970 million Namibian dollars (58 million U.S. dollars) as a result of an alcohol ban imposed due to the COVID-19 lockdown,...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Group calls on President to support Private Schools

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The Neogenics Education Group, an International Educational Consultancy firm in Ghana has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to roll out interventions to...
arrested

Somalia confirms arrest of journalist over al-Shabab links

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Somali government on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of a journalist over possible links with the al-Shabab group. The ministry of information said...
Mobile Group Operator Dragging All Mno Into Investigation

Mobile Operator Group dragging MNOs into investigation

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After the first published article investigating the West African Mobile Group Operator, more people have come forward to shed light on this case. We have...
Forestry Commission

Group tasks Forestry Commission to protect water bodies, forests

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An environmental civil society group has called on Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, the Chief Executive Forestry Commission, to protect Ghana’s forests and waters for...
South Sudan

South Sudan rebel group abducts 3 army instructors, 26 civilians

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At least three army instructors in the South Sudan People's Defense Force (SSPDF) and 26 civilians were abducted by the rebel group National Salvation...
the world bank

WB pledges US$250 million to finance public health initiatives in Africa

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The African Union (AU) has announced a total of 250-million-U.S. dollar financial support from the World Bank Group to strengthen continental and regional healthcare...

JOSPONG Group Holds 2019 Annual Thanksgiving Ceremony

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Dr Joseph Siaw Agyapong, Executive Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies and the entire staff body together with stakeholders in the waste management...
Referendum Voting

The December 17th Referendum: Group Wades into the Debate

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Coalition of National Sovereignty, a political pressure group has waded into the debate to vote ‘YES’ or ‘NO’ in the December 17th referendum to...
clydestone group

Clydestone Group records profit

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The Clydestone Group recorded a net profit of GHC 576,983 in 2018 as against a loss of GHC 467,243 incurred in 2017. Turnover also rose...
Five-hundred fifty million barrels of oil discovered off Ghana coast

Group wants 13 petroleum exploration contracts reviewed in Ghana

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Energy think tank Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) urged government of Ghana here on Monday to review 13 out of 14 Petroleum Agreements...
African standby force 1

Somalia, AU to intensify joint operations against Al-Shabaab terror group

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Somalia and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are intensifying joint operations against the al-Shabab terror group, said Francisco Madeira, special representative of...
Akan Twi

Two Ghanaians Translate Wikipedia Pages into Local Dialect Akan

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The language also referred to by some as “Twi” is spoken in Ghana by 58% of the population. It’s not only in Ghana that “Twi”...
Water Forum

Small Water Enterprises to be Group into Supply Mix

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The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources has pledged its support towards mainstreaming small water enterprises into the sustainable water supply mix in Ghana. At...
Water Filter Outreach Work Ghana

Salomey Volunteers Group Supports Kwahu Communities with Water Filters

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The Salomey Volunteers Group (SVG), a non- governmental organization, has donated over 4,000 water filters to deprived communities in the Kwahu area. The beneficiary communities...
Oxford Business Group

Oxford Business Group Publication on Ghana’s 2019 Economy Launched

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The Oxford Business Group on Tuesday launched the 2019 publication on the country’s economy and the way forward. The regulatory reforms and other measures aimed...
A journalist at work inside Al-Aqsa TV studio in Gaza City (Mohammed A. Alhajjar/MEE)

Palestinians Unhappy Over Israel’s Stand on Listing Hamas TV as a Terrorist Group

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The Palestinians largely condemned on Wednesday the Israeli decision of considering al-Aqsa Satellite Television Channel, which is run by Islamic Hamas movement, a terrorist...
afdb

Governors Hail AfDB’s Transformative Plan for Africa

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About 370 transformative bank projects worth $11.3bn were undertaken by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) in the African region between 2010-2017. In 2018 alone,...
housing

Group of Local Banks Mobilises US$51 Million for a Housing Project

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A consortium of local banks has raised 51 million dollars towards the completion of the 200,000 Social Housing Units in Koforidua, Tamale and Ho,...
Suicide

In 2018 Swiss Supported Suicide Group Helped Over 1,200 Transition

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The Swiss assisted suicide organization EXIT said Wednesday it helped a total of 1,207 people end their lives in 2018, a jump compared with...
Mothers-and-malnutrition

AUC, AfDB design special ways to trace nutritional growth

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The African Union Commission (AUC), the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and global partners have launched the Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard to raise awareness...